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In your opinion, how can we make our bowels and digestive system more efficient and streamlined? What foods and other things do you recommend? Thanks!
Wholesome foods: To quote michael pollan, "eat (real) food, not too much, mostly plants." avoid processed foods. Eat plenty of fruits, veggies, and whole grains, which have fiber in them. Fiber is probably the most important thing for your bowels. Also try limiting animal protein, and eat several meat free meals per week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most Probably: It is not medically safe to starve yourself. Nutrition and exercise are a very important part of a safe weight loss regimen. It is not only about consuming the right amount of calories but also consuming the right foods as well. Lack of water will lead to dehydration and constipation. Discuss your weight loss regimen with your doctor. ...Read more
I've heard that eating stimulates your digestive system and makes you have to poop. So why arent i pooping after each meal?
Thats not true: It is not true and if it was we will all be running to toilet to move our bowels after each meal. There is a condition called gastro colic reflux it has been called into place in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome, and a number of neuropeptides have been thought as mediater of gastrocolic reflux.These are serotonin, neurotensin, gastrin and cholecystokinin. ...Read more
About 24 Hours: Food is broken down by chewing & digestive enzymes in mouth & swallowed down esophagus to stomach where more enzymes & acid chemically break it down further. Passing into the 40 feet long small intestine where bile from the liver neutralizes acid & breaks up fats. Pancreatic enzymes break down starches. The remaining waste has water resorbed & is eliminated as stool. It takes about 24 hours. ...Read more
Nutrition: Our nutrition decisions and intake can affect every part of our body. Our body use glucose as its main energy source but can get glucose from sugars, proteins and fats. There are vitamins and minerals that our body needs to run the multitude of chemical reactions constantly running. Deficiencies can lead to many different medical issues with two of the more common being anemia or osteoporosis ...Read more
Healthy diet: The best way to get healthy digestive system is to eat a healthy diet. Avoid highly processes foods, substituting whole grains, generous portions of vegetables and fruits. Eat appropriate portions. Proteins can come from meats, fish, cheese, yogurt. Generally "wild" or free range have better balance of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids. Greek yogurt is a good natural "probiotic". ...Read more
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